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formed the lieutenant dan band named after his character double amputee lieutenant dante elector from the classic forest gump. >> i'm sorry i ruined your new year's eve party, lieutenant dan. >> sinise forged and unbreakable bond with america's wounded warrior. >> that is a lot of role that people remember you for. >> lieutenant dan. >> anything for the troops. >> from the youngest private to colonels they are excited about lieutenant dan. >> well, lieutenant dan is excited about seeing them. >> does it get tire some being so close to identifying with just one role. >> i realize at a certain point it meant something to them because it is a resilient story of somebody that goes through a catastrophic injury but comes out on top at end. >> lieutenant dan. >> hello, forest. >> you got new legs? >> so i just accepted the fact that the role has larger meaning than just you a movie.teristicker in in a >> sinise day job now you is on csi new york. >> take it easy, cop. >> sorry, i'm not from around here. >> the show is shot mostly in los angeles where gary gave us a tour of the set. >> this
is not good enough. dan lamothe recently returned from being im bedded with marine snipers in afghanistan. thanks for joining us. >> thanks for having me. >> you reported scout snipers are frustrated with their capabilities of ammunition. what's the problem? >> they took me out for a journalist a pretty unique mission. kind of an overnight sniper mission. and their gripe is they have several rifles to choose from, and that they're sort of capability gaps in between them. 50 caliber rifle, the m-107 reaches out to 2,000-meter, 2,000 yards but not nearly as accurate. and the m-40, the kind of the typical 762 caliber rifle they have, it is accurate, but they can really only reach someone and actually knock someone down up to about 800 they said. >> right. and not get a kill which is what they're looking for. >> right. >> so what were some of the solutions that are out there that can fielded to these guys to solve their problem? >> one of the observations that they made in a position paper that they pushed their own chain of command is that this precision sniper rifle that the army and the ma
lost a noble soul. dan inouye lived a long and productive life. still i speak for dan's senate family when i say we're devastated by his passing. but we will all miss him. his legacy will live in the halls of the senate and the state of hawaii as long as history is written. his place in the history books will not fade. as the second-longest serving senator in our history, senator inouye's career in congress spanned the life of hawaii's statehood, elected to the senate in 1962. only robert byrd served longer. senator inouye's tradition of service began long before he came to the united states senate. he was working as a medical volunteer when japanese warplanes attacked pearl harbor. he was just a boy, a teenager. from the time he was just a kid, he wanted to be a doctor, a medical doctor, but a different fate awaited dan inouye. after the attack, as we all know too well, japanese americans were deemed enemy aliens and were therefore not subject to the draft. in spite of that, in spite of the humiliation, more than 110,000 people of japanese ancestry were imprisoned in american internm
. >> "closing bell" exchange, dan greenhouse, cnbc contributor, we've got todd schoenberger from land coal capital, rick santelli, steve guilfoyle on the floor of the exchange with us as well. let's see. let's start with you, mr. grinch. you sell on any strengths, even now, even if we get a deal? >> well, fundamental analysis is thrown out the window. this obviously is a headline-driven market. any time you're hearing about something that's going to take place, any hint at any type of negotiation, any type of a deal, the markets tend to respond. right now i think the markets are calling their bluff right now. we're not expecting a lot out of what's taking place in washington at this moment. here's a thing, guys. even if there is a deal, it's going to be tough. you'll have a knee jerk reaction. markets should be rallying, might be a great opportunity to sell into strength, because when you look behind the curtain of any deal that's going to happen, it's going to be remarkably bad for the economy. >> austerity on the way. >> absolutely. >> whatever we're looking at. >> talking about spending
wanted to be late in the process. i'd been in the senate one day, and back in 1985, and dan inouye came to visit me in my office. he was up here, i was down here. and he just introduced himself, we talked a bit about our states, he had all kinds of seniority and, you know, amazing qualities. and i was nothing. and he came to see me. i'm sorry, but you don't forget things like that. says something about him which went through his life. just the way he was. from there, a long friendship began. and while i believed he looked at me as a friend, i looked to him as so much more than that. he was in a total sense a mentor with sort of a confucian touch because he had a japanese heritage and i had an interest in japan and he had a way of imparting judgments and wisdom which were in the eastern method, very subtle. he was not always that way, but he could be, and he was with me. i learned from him how this chamber works, how to get things done. i watched the way he did them. not with a heavy fist or sharp words, but with thoughtfulness, hard work, a commanding presence, that voice, that voice. a
we got an update on the hurricane sandy relief funding legislation. >> dan friedman is a correspondent with the new york daily news. he is here to talk about the bill that passed yesterday. the senate passing an aid package. it took a 0.5 weeks. what is in that package? what is not enough package? >> the biggest item is about $17 billion. there's about 12 billion ford transit repair. people who live in flood areas could get their damages covered. those are probably the biggest. >>host: there were some items folks tried to tack on, and then it's not necessarily related to hurricane sandy. guest: in the bill that passed, it includes $150 million for fisheries repair available to people in alaska, mississippi, and new england. there is money to repair and marine debris floating across to alaska from the tsunami. there are various bits of funding that goes to other parts of the country. there's $3 billion, some of which will be available to hurricane isaac victims. host: in your article, you talk about the next step. the house returns sunday for a possible vote on the fi
to pull their cash savings out to pay for higher taxes. here now is dan geller, executive vice president of market rates insight. dan, good to have you here. walk me through this math. you're saying the average american is going to put 54% less into savings this year because if we go over the fiscal cliff? explain. >> yeah. let's go back, michelle because the amount of taxation on an average household is effort mated at $2600, and right now the average savings -- bank savings per household is $5,000. so, yes, this would reduce the amount available for savings by more than half. >> when taxes have gone down, have you seen a subsequent rise in savings and what people put away? >> absolutely. this is the analysis that they did, they compared the two before the tax cuts and after the tax cuts and we saw two things, overall deposits in banks doubled during the tax cut period since 2001 from $4 trillion to $8 trillion. so there was a doubling of the amount of money that consumers deposited in banks and on the levels, as i mentioned before increased from about $2500 a year average to about $5,0
, and that was to meet santa claus. >> reporter: mike remembers his father dan, the driving force behind the sheer laugh out loud whimsical joy of christmas. he was a sales man and a gregarious man by nature. >> he did a all to do about catching santa claus, to race to the chimney and say, i got him. i got him. i got caught santa claus. and by the time i got down the stair, he was covered in soot. and the next year he got his boot out of the fireplace. and he said, i didn't get him this time but wait until next year. >> reporter: this christmas mike reserved the right to share his christmas joy with an old old friend teddy. >> i had it a couple of years but teddy was with me that christmas morning because i had gone to bed. i always kept teddy with me. he was my buddy. >> reporter: mike long ago moved away from that house on carnilian way. it's still there tonight and so are the memories. playing outside out front. the families together, the laughters, the characters creates a history more long lasting than the history being made in the rest of the world. earlier i mentioned that almost all of mike's to
-warming surprise this time of christmas and, dan bowens has more from our affiliate station in new york city. >> reporter: an unexpected christmas surprise for the children of ps253 in the rockaways. >> shout it out... ♪ >> reporter: the holiday joy is deeply appreciated by the students, many with families still dealing with the aftermath of hurricane sandy. >> a lot of them have been going through a lot of difficulty, the past few weeks. trying to recover, and, you know, some apartments not having lights on. >> reporter: state senator malcolm smith playing the role of the santa and since the stormed worked with hot 97 identifying families in need. >> alisyn: this is overwhelming, i mean, your heart gets full and, a young man... santa, santa! >> reporter: helping collect most of gifts... we told you about this good samaritan and her friend last month and started their drive after noticing children's toys among the debris of the super storm. >> we are able to actually have 600 toys, donated, from different people, all over the country. >> reporter: we were with her as she made her last roun
this beautiful christmas display in detroit. it's arranged by disable navy veterans dan taylor. look how fabulous that looks! he lost his leg because of complications of diabetes. but still he climbed the ladders and strung all those lights. his neighbors call him super dan! >> you don't look at it as a disability or handicap. with god, everything is possible. so i just took my time and started hanging lights. >> gretchen: wow. dan's display, the ohm one on his block. he his says great nephews love christmas and he wanted to put up the display for them. congratulations, dan. that looks amazing! >> clayton: i know how difficult it is. i was up on the ladder and cutting up my hands. he lost a leg and he can do this. >> rick: i hope somebody helps him take them down. >> clayton: exactly. notice when you got a yard like that that's so great, all the other neighbors decide they're not even going to try. you see these houses and blink that go crazy, do you want to be the house that puts a candle in the window? >> gretchen: last week there was an example. the next-door neighbor up up a light that said d
, thank you very much. [applause] >> next, and to raise with to retiring members of congress. dan burton of indiana talks about his 30 years in congress. followed by senator kent conrad on his 26-year career. and a discussion on corporations and stock values. dan burton is retiring from the house this year after 30 years in office. the 15-term congressman represents the fifth district in east central indiana which includes parts of indianapolis and the surrounding suburbs. earlier he talked with c-span about his past investigations of the collective demonstration and the oversight ruled congress. this is 30 minutes. as you exit the institution how would you say it stated? >> it has changed a great deal. it is not the same as when i came 1983. there seemed to be more comedy. tip o'neill was speaker. i will never forget he was the first time he was on the floor raising cane with democrats. he had someone take his place and he came down and started giving me the dickens. after that we became very good friends and played golf together. michael was a wonderful leader. there was a spirit of ca
. brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> dan burton is retiring from congress. he talked with c-span about his past investigations of the clinton investigation and the oversight role of congress. this is 30 minutes. >> how would you say the state is? >> it has changed a great deal. it is not the same as when i came 1983. there seemed to be more comedy. tip o'neill was speaker. i will never forget he was the first time he was on the floor raising cane with democrats. and he came down and started giving me the dickens. after that we became very good friends and played golf together. bob michael was a wonderful leader. there was a spirit of camaraderie even though we had differences politically then that we do not have now. now it is much more combative. i have a lot of friends on the democratic side of the aisle, very good friends. as far as working things out is not as easy as it used to be. >> what are some of the root causes? >> i think and i am not pointing fingers, when we went after jim wright, newt was the speaker and jim was forced out of office. they wen
. and with him and i'll ask the panel to come forward. howard gor dan and michael sheen. >> figs of all, thank you for being here this evening and thank you for being here on a friday night. i don't do this for a live sog you're going to have to fill in in the middle. let's start off shes we all know the wonderful shows and movies you've been involved with, many of which have overlapped with politics from "homeland," "the queen", so the first thing i'd like to ask -- i'd like to talk about the shows "homeland" and "the queen." where did those come from in the first place? >> "24" came from a basic idea, two writers. joel said it was an in the shower idea. i'm thinking about television and in television there are 22 or 24 episodes in a season, thinking about the number 24 and said could you do an entire series of television over the course of one day. and i was an executive at fox at the time and when he came in and said this to me and that was an intriguing notion could you do an entire series of television over one day real time. then he laid out the bearest pones of a story that would suppor
? the chinese and russians don't help us on sanctions. they have been ineffective because china that dan. you know, when you look at it, everything that we have tried after the bush years has been a failure. now, during the bush years in the early part of that administration, it puts real financial squeeze on the regime. but then they drop it because they have this fantasy that if we can just sit down one more time with the north koreans, suddenly we will have a deal that will make all this go away. it is not how the world works. the north koreans are getting better each time out launching missiles and setting off nuclear explosions. >> on that note, how realistic do you think it is? and how soon do you think it would be that they would be able to i'm one of these long-range missiles with a nuclear warhead? >> that is the real question. this last missile test was real important because it showed that they were successful. they got it up into the atmosphere. it can go a long way to the united states. now, if they perfect nuclear explosions and start miniaturizing it, being able to put it on a
the speech this said, if you love us so much, why do you still have all those guns pointed towards us. dan and i were way back away from them. there was a real between us. they cannot hear what i said to him. i said, tell the s.o.b. i don't trust him. he said they would run both of us out there. his son is a very fine young man, did a wonderful job as vice chairman of this committee. we will miss the young man. how do you lose a guy like jeff cravaack? very knowledgeable, fought for everything that was right. he served with me on -- i believe we served together on the transportation committee. is lynn here yet? she is not here. brad miller of north carolina. i have learned something from him, several things. he goes back to one of the better law practices in north carolina. all my folks from cannon mills, kannapolis. you are done enough to come back. i wish you well. -- young enough to come back. i wish you well. and hansen clarke. he was a great guy. it was an honor to serve on this committee with all of you. no matter what they go to next, there will always be friends and colleagues. mis
public editor, dan. he was pretty critical. i didn't all the agree with him and he had his kind of quirks like everybody else does and he couldn't stand klugman who i think is quiet good. and then gentle barney very rarely raised his voice so they liked him. and i was pretty -- kind of critical of him. he's a very nice man but didn't push them. then the next person was craig whoy thought was quite good. then they had author who didn't finish his term and didn't have much to say. but i think really what we need in the public editor frankly, and i have said this in print, not in the book, but they need kind of a somewhat trance gressive feistty public editor who calls them to account. for example, their financial reports, i've talked about that, are often semibog gus. they are on the mystic and were issuing reports that weren't true. if they issue reports ten years in a row that are overly optimistic somebody should call them on this. they just write stories about themselves. but i think we could have a little bit of a -- they should be called to account on lots of things. they should be ca
by dan freed iedman. all that beginning at 7:00 a.m. eastern here on c-span. ♪ >> if we turn away from the needs of others, we align ourselves with those forces which are bringing about this suffering. >> the white house is a bully pulpit and you ought to take advantage of it. >> obesity is nothing short of a public health conference. >> i think i had little antennas go up that told me when somebody had there an agenda. >> it would be a shame to waste it. >> i think they serve as a window on the past to what was going on with american women. >> she becomes the chief confidante, really any way the only one in the world he could trust. >> they were writers, journalists, they wrote books. >> they are in many cases more interesting as human beings than their husbands. if only because they are not first and foremost defined and limited by political ambition. >> dolly was socially adept at politically savvy. >> dollar madison loved every minute of it. mrs. monroe he did it. >> they cannot rule without including what women want and what women have to contribute. >> during the statement, you w
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